Youtheatre 2019-2020 Season | Inspiring Innovation
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The Henry Ford’s
Innovation Nation – Live!
Grades 3rd to 12th
Curriculum Connections: STEM, History/Social Studies, Science, Mathematics
Themes: Invention, Innovation, Environment, Social Justice
The two-time Emmy Award-winning Saturday morning television show comes to life in a brand-new production. Like the TV show, The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation – Live! will inspire students with entertaining and educational stories about yesterday and today’s visionaries and innovators—highlighting major turning points in the past and present that influenced the fields of science, technology, engineering, math, the environment and social justice.
Innovation Nation – Live! is produced in partnership by The Henry Ford and Litton Entertainment, a leading independent production and distribution company. The Griffin production will bring to life the world-changing innovations featured in the television show and preserved in the museum’s archives. With over 60 million annual viewers, Innovation Nation is part of The CBS Dream Team, It’s Epic! Saturday morning line up on the CBS Network.
About Griffin Theatre Company
Established in 1988, the mission of Chicago’s Griffin Theatre Company is to create extraordinary and meaningful theatrical experiences for both children and adults by building bridges of understanding between generations that instill in its audience an appreciation of the performing arts. Through artistic collaboration the Griffin Theatre Company produces literary adaptations, original work and classic plays that challenge and inspire, with wit, style and compassion for the audience.
About The Henry Ford
The Henry Ford in Dearborn, Michigan is an internationally recognized history destination that explores the American experience of innovation, resourcefulness and ingenuity that helped shaped America. A national historic landmark with an unparalleled Archive of American Innovation, The Henry Ford is a force for sparking curiosity, and inspiring tomorrow’s innovators. Nearly 1.8 million visitors annually experience its five attractions: Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, Greenfield Village, Ford Rouge Factory Tour, Benson Ford Research Center, and The Henry Ford Giant Screen Experience. A continually expanding array of content available online provides anytime, anywhere access. The Henry Ford is also home to Henry Ford Academy, a public charter high school which educates over 500 students a year on the institution’s campus.